Posts Tagged ‘ceasefire’

‘Israel’ Begged US to Broker Gaza Ceasefire – Yedioth

06-06-2021 By Staff, Agencies ‘Israeli’ newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth said Tel Aviv begged the US to mediate a ceasefire during the 11-day military aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip that prompted the Palestinian resistance to retaliate with a massive rocket barrage. Contrary to what is believed, ‘Israel’ was the side trying to achieve a truce during […]

Israel Is Trying To Incite Violence And Break The Gaza Ceasefire

Following the political defeat which was inflicted on Israel’s government by a unified Palestinian movement, Israel was forced into seeking a ceasefire with Gaza’s armed factions, now it is actively working to re-stoke tensions with Gaza. Last Friday, at 2AM (local time, Palestine), an unconditional ceasefire went into effect between armed groups in Gaza and […]

Touring Gaza, Regional UN Humanitarian Chief Presses Both Sides Over Ceasefire

Lynn Hastings, the head of the humanitarian operations in the West Bank, visits Gaza City May 22, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Nidal al-Mughrabi After touring rubble-strewn areas of Gaza hit by air strikes during fighting between Israel and Hamas, the top UN aid official in the region appealed to both sides on Saturday to observe a ceasefire […]

Egyptian Mediators Try to Build on Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

Palestinians shake hands after returning to their destroyed houses following Israel-Hamas truce, in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip, May 21, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem Egyptian mediators sought to reinforce a day-old ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants on Saturday, and aid officials appealed for a period of calm to start tackling a humanitarian […]

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Holds, Egyptian Mediators Shuttle Between the Two Sides

Palestinians walk at the compound that houses Al-Aqsa Mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City May 21, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held on Saturday as Egyptian mediators pressed […]

Gaza ceasefire between Hamas and Israel begins after 11 days of deadly air strikes

 Officials from both sides have confirmed the truce, which came into effect at 2am, local time An Israeli air strike hits Gaza just hours before the ceasefire was announced on 20 May (Reuters/Mohammed Salem) By MEE staff Published date: 20 May 2021 20:01 UTC | Last update: 10 mins 28 secs ago A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas aimed at ending eleven […]

Israeli Cabinet Approves Ceasefire, Potentially Ending Gaza Operation Against Hamas; IDF Believes Goals Have Been Achieved

Israeli Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Israel, June 7, 2020. Photo: Menahem Kahana / Pool via Reuters. Israel’s cabinet on Thursday unanimously approved a ceasefire in the ongoing operation against Hamas terrorists in Gaza, Hebrew news outlet N12 reported late […]

Biden’s opposition to an Israeli ceasefire is nothing new

The headlines read various versions of “Biden supports a ceasefire!” Israeli bombs and missiles have killed 232 Palestinians, 65 of them children, and left more than 1,900 wounded and 75,000 homeless in Gaza.  Twelve have died in Israel.  Shouldn’t support for an immediate end to the slaughter be automatic?  What does it mean when the […]

Live Blog: Israel and Hamas agree to a ceasefire after 11 days of hostilities

Latest Updates: After 11 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas have reportedly agreed to a ceasefire, negotiated by Egypt, to start early Friday, 2 AM Jerusalem time. US President Joe Biden announced the agreement shortly after 6 PM EST and “commended” Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu for ending hostilities. See more, below. Gaza death toll reaches […]

Residents of Israel’s South Reject Ceasefire With Hamas Until Rocket Fire Quelled, Prisoners Returned

Streaks of light are seen as Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepts rockets launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, as seen from Ashkelon, Israel May 11, 2021. REUTERS/Amir Cohen Despite being under incessant rocket fire for over a week, residents of Israeli communities near the Gaza Strip are calling on Israel to refuse a […]

Israel Resumes Airstrikes on Gaza as Biden Blocks UN Ceasefire Request

    The Israeli military conducted a new series of air raids on Gaza after Israel’s defense minister expressed gratitude to the US for blocking a UN resolution calling for a ceasefire for the third time in a row. Israeli warplanes pummeled the Palestinian enclave overnight on Monday, local media reported. The Israeli Defense Forces […]

Joe Biden Supports Israeli Ceasefire After Pressure from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Left

President Joe Biden expressed his desire for an Israeli ceasefire of operations against Hamas, after a growing force of leftist Democrats criticized his support of Israel. Biden spoke with Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu Monday afternoon, walking back his support for Israel’s aggressive response in Palestine to Hamas rocket attacks. The Israeli military response against Hamas […]

Biden Tells Netanyahu US Supports Gaza Ceasefire, Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and US President Joe Biden, then vice president, speak in front of media in Davos, Switzerland, on January 21, 2016. Photo: AP/Michel Euler 2016 © i24 News – US President Joe Biden spoke to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday night, stating American support both for Israel’s “right to […]

Biden speaks with Netanyahu, expresses ‘support for a ceasefire’

US President Joe Biden spoke Monday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the bloodshed in Israel and Gaza, and “expressed his support for a ceasefire.” It was the third call the two leaders have had since the violence in Gaza erupted and came hours after Netanyahu said he had directed the IDF to continue striking […]

Ceasefire Between Israel, Hamas ‘Absolutely Necessary,’ Says France’s Macron, Egypt’s Sisi

French President Emmanuel Macron (left) with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo on January 28, 2019. Photo: Ludovic MARIN (AFP) i24 News – France and Egypt on Monday called for a rapid end to the deadly escalation between Gaza-based Palestinian terrorists and Israel. French President Emmanuel Macron and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi […]

Live blog: Gaza death toll hits 200; Biden admin continues to block UN call for ceasefire

The Latest: Gaza death toll hits 212, including 61 children and over 1,400 injuries, according to Gaza’s Ministry of Health; 17 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank. 10 Israeli casualties, including one child. According to UN OCHA on May 16, there are 38,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) seeking protection in 48 UNRWA schools […]

Israel thanks US for blocking UN statement calling for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Israel has thanked the US for blocking a United Nation’s Security Council statement calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, and stressing the need to protect children and other civilians. On Monday, the Biden administration rejected – for the third time – to the draft of a statement that would have called for a deescalation […]

Amid growing US pressure, Israel said considering Gaza ceasefire

As US President Joe Biden and other major American figures raised concerns over the weekend regarding recent Israeli strikes that killed a number of Palestinian civilians and destroyed a Gaza building used by international media outlets, which Israel maintained also housed terror groups, Israeli officials indicated Sunday that a ceasefire with Hamas and the Palestinian […]

UAE Foreign Minister Urges Ceasefire in Israel and Gaza, Points to Abraham Accords

The United Arab Emirates has expressed “grave concerns” over the conflict between Islamist terrorist group Hamas and Israel, and is urging for both sides to immediately cease the violence. “The UAE is alarmed by the escalating spiral of violence in Israel and Palestine. We express our condolences to all victims of the recent fighting, and join […]

Biden is blocking a UN statement calling for a ceasefire

As the death toll rises in Gaza, the Biden administration is blocking the release of a United Nations Security Council statement calling for a ceasefire. Reuters reports that the administration has blocked the effort because they believe it will impede their behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts. They have repeatedly called for both sides to deescalate. “We believe […]

Libya’s rival factions sign UN-brokered ‘permanent’ ceasefire in Geneva

The rival sides in Libya’s conflict signed a permanent cease-fire Friday, a deal the United Nations billed as historic after years of fighting that has split the North African country in two. But skepticism over whether the agreement would hold began emerging almost immediately. The breakthrough, which among other things orders foreign mercenaries out of […]

Libya’s warring sides reach nation-wide ceasefire deal, UN says

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AZERBAIJANI MILITARY DESTROYS ARMENIAN S-300S AS HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE NEARS ITS COLLAPSE

[embedded content] The Armenian-Azerbaijani war in the Nagorno-Karabakh region does not show signs of nearing its end despite the humanitarian ceasefire launched in the region. The ceasefire started in the Nagorno-Karabakh region at 12:00 local time on October 10. The ceasefire deal was reached by the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides following long talks in Moscow […]

Palestinian Resistance: Gaza Ceasefire ‘at Stake’ over Health of Hunger Striker غزّة أمام ساعات حاسمة: إضراب الأخرس يفجّر التهدئة؟

[embedded content] October 12, 2020 Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras has been on hunger strike for more than 70 days Palestinian Resistance factions threatened Israeli occupation that the ceasefire in Gaza is at stake over the deteriorating health of Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras who has been for 78 days on hunger strike. Al-Akhbar Lebanese newspaper reported […]

New attacks increase strains on Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

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Deadly shelling of city strains Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

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Macron, Putin and Trump call for immediate Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

The leaders of France, Russia and the United States have jointly called for an immediate ceasefire in the Caucasus as skirmishes between Armenia and Azerbaijani forces entered a fifth day. Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump condemned the escalation of violence and said both sides should resume negotiations for a peace settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh. […]

Hamas deputy: We’ll give Israel two months to implement ceasefire

If Israel does not fulfill the terms of the ceasefire agreement with Hamas by the end of two months, there could be another round of escalation of violence on the southern border, a senior official in the Gaza-based terror group, Khalil al-Hayya, said on Tuesday night. “Our demand is for the occupation to follow all […]

IDF Southern Command chief in Qatar to discuss Gaza ceasefire – report

The head of the Israel Defense Forces’ Southern Command was visiting Qatar this week in a bid to secure a ceasefire agreement with the Hamas terror group, the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported Monday. According to the London-based Arabic-language daily, Southern Command chief Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi led a delegation to Doha that included a number […]

Ceasefire announced in Libya after nine years of political crisis

Libya’s two rival governments have announced an immediate ceasefire across the whole country. It comes after nine years of conflict between the UN and Turkey-backed government in Tripoli and the France, Russia, Egypt and UAE-backed rival in Libya’s east. On Friday, the UN-supported government led by Fayez al-Sarraj called for the demilitarisation of the contested […]

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